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You need to find a therapist. Your life, your child, your marriage is suffering. But for many people, this task is daunting.
There's the alphabet soup of PhDs, PsyDs, MDs, MSs, and MSWs, not to mention all the labels -- psychiatrist, psychologist, marriage & family therapist, family counselor, licensed professional counselor, social worker.
It's true; all these therapists provide mental health services. But each brings different training, experience, insights, and character to the table. How can you find a therapist who is right for your needs?
Take heart, for the search will be worth the effort. "A good therapist, however you find them, is gold," Don Turner, MD, a private practice psychiatrist for 30 years in Atlanta, tells WebMD. "A good therapist is nonjudgmental, accepting, and patient. Otherwise, our patients are just getting what they grew up with."
First, let's look at the professional labels:
Psychiatrists: These are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of mental or psychiatric illnesses. They have medical training and are licensed to prescribe drugs. They are also trained in psychotherapy, or "talk" therapy, which aims to change a person's behaviors or thought patterns.
Psychologists: These are doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD) experts in psychology. They study the human mind and human behavior and are also trained in counseling, psychotherapy, and psychological testing -- which can help uncover emotional problems you may not realize you have.
Cognitive behavioral therapy is the psychologist's main treatment tool -- to help people identify and change inaccurate perceptions that they may have of themselves and the world around them. Psychologists are not licensed to prescribe medications. However, they can refer you to a psychiatrist if necessary.
Social Workers: These are specialists that provide social services in health-related settings that now are governed by managed care organizations. Their goal is to enhance and maintain a person's psychological and social functioning -- they provide empathy and counseling on interpersonal problems. Social workers help people function at their best in their environment, and they help people deal with relationships and solve personal and family problems.
Licensed Professional Counselors. These counselors are required by state licensure laws to have at least a master's degree in counseling and 3,000 hours of post-master's experience. They are either licensed or certified to independently diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, says W. Mark Hamilton, PhD, executive director of the American Mental Health Counselors Association.
Counselors can help a wide range of problems, including depression, addiction and substance abuse, suicidal impulses, stress management, self-esteem issues, issues of aging, emotional health, and family, parenting, and marital or other relationship problems. They often work closely with other mental health specialists.
Sorting It Out
When you start your search, keep an open mind. A therapist does not need decades of experience -- or a sheepskin from an ivy-league school -- to be helpful, says Turner.
"It used to be that a psychiatrist was considered most qualified because he or she had more education," Turner tells WebMD. "But that's not true anymore. Some psychiatrists got their licenses 25 years ago and haven't kept up. Many psychiatrists who are trained today just handle medications. You can have a primary care doctor do that -- it's not like psychiatrists are indispensable!"
Turner refers patients to professional counselors and social workers when appropriate. They often specialize in counseling couples and families and coordinating group therapy sessions, he says. "Some are good, some aren't. Some are excellent."
"Credentials aren't everything," says Robert Baker, PhD, a psychologist and program director of the behavioral medicine unit at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans. "Even people with great credentials aren't necessarily great therapists. They may be smart, but that doesn't mean they have good common sense."
Where to Start?
Collect Names. "Don't start with three names from your managed care company," advises Avrum Geurin Weiss, PhD, author of the book, Experiential Psychotherapy: A Symphony of Selves. He is a child/adolescent psychologist and director the Pine River Psychotherapy Training Institute in Atlanta.
Very likely, you don't have the company's entire list of providers, Weiss tells WebMD. "Insist on getting the whole provider list. Then ask friends and colleagues if they know a psychologist or psychiatrist who could make recommendations from that list."
He gets plenty of calls from people who say, "I have Aetna insurance. I know you're not an Aetna provider, but can you look at my list?"
"They fax it to me, and I make recommendations. I do it all the time," he says.
If you're embarrassed about asking for help, get over it, advises Weiss. "Get past the stigma. The outcome's too important."
Also, check with professional associations to learn about a therapist's expertise -- whether they provide psychotherapy, if they treat children, etc. The American Psychological Association and the American Psychiatric Association both provide such lists for people wanting to find a therapist.
The First Appointment
Ask questions: How long has the therapist been in practice? How many patients have had your problem? What were the results? Ask about policies, fees, payment. "But don't bargain hunt for mental health care," says Weiss.
"You find a therapist in the same way you choose any health care professional," he tells WebMD. "They must be professional, credentialed, and competent, with no lawsuits against them. And they must be an intuitive fit -- you can't underestimate the absolute value of feeling a good intuitive match with somebody. Also, if you ask them questions about themselves, and they get defensive, go somewhere else."
Another important point: Has your therapist been in therapy? "I'm shocked at the therapists who have never undergone personal psychotherapy," Weiss tells WebMD. "They have to have resolved their own issues, or they will steer you away from things they are not comfortable with. They may also bring their own issues into your therapy."
Baker says patients don't always like his suggestions -- yet he knows from intuition and experience that its good advice.
Example: Your husband uses profanity constantly when talking to you; you want him to quit. Baker suggests that you mirror your husband's behavior -- you use profanity the next time he does -- a technique he knows will work. "People are always resistant to that, they don't want to 'sink that low,' but then they're amazed at how well it works," Baker says. "It's not that you should take up bad habits, but that he stop his."
"It's tough finding a good child psychotherapist," says Weiss. "Not many people have much experience working with adolescents. You can end up with a therapist trained to work with adults, but they work with adolescents because they have an adolescent or because they like working with adolescents."
A pediatrician can often make a referral, he tells WebMD. "I warn people about school counselors making referrals; they are overwhelmed and busy, don't follow up to see if good work is happening."
Also, check with other parents. "I recommend that parents identify two or three therapists that they find acceptable, then let your kid pick from among them. That's so they have a voice in this," Weiss advises.
Eugenio Rothe, MD, professor of psychiatry at the University of Miami and director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic at Jackson Memorial Hospital, offered his insights.
Pediatricians and professional counselors should not be treating a child for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), he tells WebMD. "More than 75% of children with ADHD are treated by a pediatrician or primary care doctor. But studies show that 40% to 60% of those children have another psychiatric diagnosis. How can a pediatrician [or counselor] diagnose that?"
"Professional honesty is very important -- referring patients to other professionals when you're not trained to handle the problem," says Rothe. "Many psychologists feel very threatened by psychiatrists, that they will lose the patient if they make a referral. But they're doing a disservice by not getting patients get the help they need."
Psychiatrists understand both the body and the brain, and that's a critical difference, he explains. "Depression may begin with a situational problem in your life, but that event causes chemical changes in your brain. Once those chemical changes are established, you have a chemical imbalance. If you treat depression as something abstract, you won't get to the fact that it's a chemical imbalance that needs be treated."
He retells one landmark court case: A man with what's known as "agitated depression" wore out three pairs shoes from pacing for more than six months in a mental health facility. Talk therapy was not helping, so he signed himself out, went to a psychiatrist, got medications, and got completely better in six weeks.
"He sued the hospital, said he hadn't received appropriate treatment, and he won," says Rothe.
The lesson for therapists: You are making a patient suffer unnecessarily if you don't treat the depression effectively -- or if you don't help them find a therapist who can.
A home is typically the largest single investment you’ll ever make, and you’ll likely spend a lot of time and energy searching for the perfect place. By the time you're ready to buy, you'll already know a lot about the house. However, it's a good idea to do a little more detective work and get answers to a few investigative questions. It will deliver you additional peace of mind in your purchase.
A conversation with the seller, the seller's agent, and a review of the public records can fill in detail blanks that will help you make a better decision. Contacting the county's property appraiser for the home's location are great starting points. Here are the ten investigative questions to ask a home seller.
There are many reasons why people move, including job relocation, desire to get into a smaller/larger house, life events (marriage, the birth of a child, death of a spouse, or other reason), and retirement. While you may not always get a truthful answer, asking why the seller is moving can be helpful in determining how much room there is for negotiating.
Depending on the reason for moving, the seller may be willing to accept a lower offer if it means they can be out of the home faster. Of course, if the seller is in no hurry to sell, there may be little room for negotiation.
One of the primary reasons a house ends up staying on the market a long time is that it was priced too high to begin with. This mispricing is often a function of a poor strategy.
The longer a house stays on the market, the harder it becomes to sell since the listing becomes “stale,” and buyers think there must be something inherently wrong with the property (otherwise it would have sold by now, right?). If the home has been on the market for a long time, the seller may be motivated and more willing to negotiate.
Knowing how much the seller paid is helpful for a couple of reasons. First, it tells you if values in the local market have gone up or down since the seller purchased the home. Second, it may help you determine how open the sellers may be to negotiation, and here’s why: If the sellers bought the home at rock bottom, they may be more willing to move down on price since they will still make a reasonable profit. If your sellers purchased the home for close to or more than the asking price, however, they probably won’t be willing to move much—if at all—on price.
If the sellers won’t tell you what they paid, you can find out by checking the public records. They are available at the Register of Deeds (or a similar office, such as Recorder of Deeds) in the county where the property is located.
Anything that is permanently attached to the home (for example, faucets, cabinets, and window blinds) is considered a fixture and is generally included in a home sale. Sometimes, legal definitions determine what is—and what is not—included in the sale, but sometimes an item can fall into a gray area.
When in doubt, and to avoid disappointment, ask what’s included in the sale and get it in writing. Pay close attention to items such as outdoor play equipment, sheds, lighting fixtures, appliances, window treatments, wall-mounted sound systems, and anything else you would be upset to find missing if you moved into the home.
In many real estate markets, a light fixture is considered a part of the house, and if the seller is taking it—because it's an expensive chandelier, for example—they must replace it with at least a basic fixture.
Neighborhoods can be affected by any number of nuisances including speeding on community streets, traffic congestion, noise (from traffic, neighbors, barking dogs, and/or nearby businesses), crime, bothersome odors (including cigarette smoke), litter, poor maintenance, bright lights, and problem neighbors who cause disturbances. While you may not get a particularly detailed answer, it’s a good idea to at least try to find out about any problems before going through with a purchase. In addition to asking the seller about nuisances, you can visit the local police department to research crime statistics for the neighborhood.
Disclosure statements serve to inform buyers about a home’s condition and help protect sellers from future legal action if problems are found. While disclosures vary by state and even county, sellers must make disclosures about such items as existing liens, lead-based paint, natural hazards (e.g., floodplain), termite problems, history of property-line disputes, and defects in major systems and/or appliances. In fact, there are eight disclosures sellers must make; it makes sense to ask about all of them, just in case.
Because there may be problems with the house that the seller knows about—but is not required by law to disclose—it can be helpful to ask point-blank: Are there any potential hassles with this house? You might find out about problems ahead of time and be able to negotiate repair costs. Of course, you should still get a comprehensive inspection before buying the house since there might be issues the seller doesn’t know about or won’t willingly share.
While disclosure rules vary from state to state, home sellers generally must tell you about any current problems with the property—but they don’t have to tell you about any past problems that have been corrected. If it’s already fixed, why is it important to know? Because it might lead to another problem in the future.
A leaky roof might have been repaired, for example—but what was done about the water that ended up in the attic? Ask if the seller has had to fix any problems with the house, and how well the solution worked. It’s also helpful to find out who did the work in case there is a similar problem in the future.
Ask about the age and condition of key components of the house so you are prepared for any big expenses you could be facing. Start with the roof: newer ones may last anywhere from 15 to 50 years, depending on the roofing material. An asphalt roof lasts about 15 to 20 years, so if it’s already 15 years old, you might be looking at a fairly immediate large expense. Also ask about the heating and cooling systems, appliances, water heater, septic, plumbing, and electrical systems.
Bad renovations, sketchy plumbing, and mediocre construction can end up costing you both financially and emotionally—and even in terms of your health. It’s important to ask if any major repairs and renovations have been done to the home and who did them: was it a licensed contractor or a DIY project?
See whether the seller can produce a building permit for repairs and renovations that require one. Such improvements include any structural additions, installing a new roof, adding/relocating electrical outlets, adding/relocating plumbing fixtures, and installing/replacing an HVAC (heating, venting, and air conditioning) system.
If the seller doesn't have the building permits (perhaps the work was done by an earlier owner), double-check with the local building department, usually through the county or city authorities.
If a permit should have been issued—but wasn’t—the building official may have the authority to force the current owner (which could be you, if you buy the house) to obtain the permit and satisfy the current code requirements. This could turn into a very costly project.
This question might put the seller on the spot, or seem a touch personal. But it can get the person talking about the home, neighborhood, and community. You might learn something positive that you might not have known otherwise—the tight-knit community, the short walk to the library, the way the sun shines through the living-room windows in the afternoon, the low heating bills, or the wildflowers that grow in the summer on the hill behind the house.
Listing and marketing materials include lots of details about a house (the number of bedrooms and baths, and the square footage, for example) and the showing lets you see it firsthand. But talking to the seller can help you learn exactly what you could be getting into. If you have difficulty being able to connect with the seller, try to get some of these questions answered through your real estate agent.
MACOMB, IL - - Summer is over! The Western Illinois University Counseling Center (UCC) will host a UCC Open House from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22 in Memorial Hall 102 on the Macomb campus.
"We hope that this opportunity will allow individuals to get familiar with our space, our counseling center staff and our services," WIU UCC Director Cara Cerullo said. "We look forward to getting to meet our campus partners at this event. Our campus partnerships will ultimately result in students getting the mental health support they need."
The event will provide information on services available at the University through the counseling center and answer any questions students, faculty or staff may have.
The UCC provides free counseling services to currently enrolled WIU students. Tele-Mental Health Counseling is now available. Call (309) 298-2453 to schedule an appointment. The UCC also offers psychological and learning assessments, as well as educational programs on Topics such as sexual assault prevention, healthy relationships and relaxation. Counselors are certified or licensed with master's or doctoral degrees.
For more information on UCC services, visit wiu.edu/ucc.
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The faculty who instruct Downstate courses in Brooklyn and on Long Island are experienced New York City area school counselors, school psychologists, and pupil personnel administrators. They are selected by Alfred University based on their professional qualifications, experience, and ability to instruct specific, practical course content. Regular faculty from the Division of School Psychology will also instruct Downstate courses, primarily those that are scheduled on campus each summer.
Associate Dean External Programs, Associate Professor of Counseling and Director, Public Administration Program and Associate Director for Academic Affairs. Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Leadership and organizational consultant and trainer/facilitator. Downstate Field Experience Coordinator. Courses: Organizational Processes, Profession of Counseling, Group Counseling, Career Development, Practicum, Special Topics in Counseling, Consultation, Program Development and Grantsmanship, Multicultural Counseling.
Dean, External Programs and Professor of School Psychology. Certified School Counselor and School Psychologist, Licensed Psychologist. Courses: Profession of Counseling, Principles of Counseling, Advanced Theories and Techniques of Counseling, Techniques of Family Therapy, Techniques of Play Therapy, Assessment in Counseling, Assessment in Mental Health Counseling, Foundations of Mental Health Counseling, Psychopathology, Consultation, Multicultural Counseling.
Alfred University employs a number of part-time faculty members who are or were practicing school counselors, school psychologists, social workers, pupil personnel administrators and veteran faculty from other graduate programs (courses taught are included).
Certified Social Worker. Courses: Multicultural Counseling.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Courses: Principles of Counseling, Introduction to Family Therapy.
Certified School Counselor. Practicum consultant. Courses: Topics in Counseling, Practicum I and II.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified School Counselor, Certified School Building Leader, Certified School District Leader. Courses: Advanced Theories and Techniques, Practicum I and II, Topics in Counseling.
Certified School Counselor. Courses: Principles of Counseling, Career Development
Certified School Psychologist. Courses: Principles of Counseling, Group Counseling, Family Therapy, Human Development, Issues in School Counseling.
Certified Special Education Teacher, Certified School Administrator and Supervisor, Certified School District Administrator. Courses: Exceptionality.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified School Administrator and Supervisor. Courses: Group Counseling, Advanced Theories, Topics in Counseling, Practicum I and II.
Certified School Counselor, Nationally Certified Counselor, Certified School Administrator and Supervisor, Certified School District Administrator. Courses: Principles of Counseling, Advanced Theories and Techniques, Practicum I and II, Topics in Counseling.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified School Counselor. Courses: School Violence Prevention.
Certified School Counselor. Courses: Issues in School Counseling
Certified School Psychologist. Courses: Exceptionality, Human Development
Certified Bilingual School Psychologist. Courses: Exceptionality, Assessment in Counseling.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified School Social Worker, Certified School Administrator and Supervisor, Certified School District Administrator. Courses: Advanced Theories and Techniques, Practicum I and II, Topics in Counseling.
Assistant Professor of School Psychology. Certified School Psychologist and teacher. Courses: Human Development, Profession of Counseling, Consultation.
Nationally Certified School Psychologist. Courses: Research and Statistics I, Topics of Counseling, Practicum I and II.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified School Social Worker. Courses: Introduction to Family Therapy, Counseling Special Populations.
Certified School Counselor, Certified School Administrator and Supervisor. Courses: Group Counseling, Multicultural Counseling.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, CPP. Courses: Issues in School Counseling
Certified School Psychologist. Courses: Assessment in Counseling.
Certified School Psychologist. Courses: Principles of Counseling, Group Counseling, Research and Statistics I, Advanced Theories and Techniques, Practicum I and II, Topics in Counseling.
Assistant Professor of Counseling. Certified School Psychologist, Licensed Psychologist. Courses: Assessment in Counseling, Profession of Counseling, Multicultural Counseling.
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CCTP
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I seek to help those who are struggling with personal, family, school or work conflicts. As a proud Army veteran with over twenty years’ experience, I have worked with diverse populations and complex issues. Whether you suffer from traumatic experience(s), abuse, or any number of battles that have left you feeling anxious, angry, shame, depressed, or with sleep issues, let me walk alongside you and build a therapeutic relationship.
Supervisee in Clinical Social Work, MSW
My Eclectic approach also includes Christian counseling , mindfulness, and solution-focused practices.
Just like physical healing is a process, so is the healing of the mind body and spirit. I love helping individuals enhance their emotional and spiritual well-being. I have over 20 years in the Behavioral Mental Health Field working within a variety of co-occurring populations of stress, anxiety, depression, and grief and loss from younger to older adults. I have worked in both veteran and crisis behavioral healthcare settings for several years. I graduated receiving an MSW with a concentration in Military Specialization and conducted groups in both arenas.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
I have experience with grief and bereavement, trauma, Christian counseling , and family/marital counseling.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) serving clients throughout Virginia. I have worked in multiple areas of behavioral health and health care in the Richmond area for over twenty-five years. I work with adult clients in individual therapy and couples therapy. I work with adult clients, individually and in couples therapy.
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Ready to take charge of your life, mood, relationships, or actions? I want to be in your corner as you work to act more like the person you want to be. I work with individuals interested in building skills in the areas of relationships, communication, parenting, anger control, and problem behaviors. If you are feeling stressed, burned out, overworked, on edge, stuck by anxiety or depression: you are not alone. I will help you create an individualized plan for overcoming life obstacles in ways that build on your current strengths and focus on taking action.
Pre-Licensed Professional, LPC-R
Life is a journey full of challenges and obstacles that can be difficult to navigate alone. I am committed to assisting you along your journey, whether you are a young adult overwhelmed with life, an adolescent struggling to cope, or have a child needing help with emotional and behavioral difficulties.
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
People in your life think that you are okay but you are not. It is difficult to let someone close to you into those hidden places. Your smile can not continue to mask your pain. Issues within you and on the outside of you have lead to difficulty forming lasting and healthy relationships, social and personal. You need someone to listen and hear your thoughts. Imagine what it would feel like to share those thoughts and feelings with someone in a safe environment.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
I encourage individuals to explore thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that prevent personal growth through identifying what changes need to be made to successfully journey toward emotional health, happiness, and hope. I utilize a comprehensive approach to therapy devoted to helping individuals restore and resolve deep issues through exploration of life's struggles and challenges.
Since 1980, Family Guidance Centers have provided counseling for adults, adolescents, children, and marriages. Our licensed therapists provide a wide array of therapy services. We are a steady, experienced group ready to join with you to build personal health.
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, NCC
I provide relationally-based, holistic counseling in a quiet and confidential setting. By combining counseling with state-of-the-art strategies such as neurofeedback, and creative therapies like art, play therapy, and sand tray,I personalize treatment to meet the needs of each unique individual. I can help, when ... you want to understand your child's academic difficulties, so that you can help more effectively; you are searching for new ways of being in relationships; you are facing challenging situations or transitions; you are searching for resolution of traumas or losses; you want relief from depression, anxiety, and stress.
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Lighthouse Counseling is HIRING! LOOKING for 2-3 Licensed Christian Clinicians to add to our team!..Welcome to my page! I specialize in trauma treatment for PTSD, Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders. I am a ComplexPTSD survivor myself. I know both personally and professionally the heartache of abuse trauma. I love offering hope through trauma informed care and spiritual integration as the situation warrants. I also have two other Licensed Professional Counselors working for me and three Licensed Residents in Counseling with varying specialties/training. We see kids, families, couples, individuals and groups.
Resident in Counseling, Residen
Are you experiencing anxiety? Having difficulty understanding or managing life’s daily stressors? If so, I would love the opportunity to work with you through whatever you may be dealing with. From life transitions to family issues. I seek to provide a safe, welcoming atmosphere for all to navigate through these difficult times. I work with those who may have anxiety, depression, low self-esteem and many other areas. Are you seeking a new clinician? deliver me a call so that we can heal a little every day!
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Will take Maternity Leave 09/2023 - You may think that you'll always be a porn addict or you have to learn to live with anxiety. You might believe there's no way to restore your marriage after all the damage that's been done or your family's dysfunction is unrepairable. Let's cancel those lies and discover the strength you have within. You may not have been raised in the best home or with both parents. Your relationship choices and career path may not match the American dream, but if you're willing to shift your focus, you'll find purpose through your pain and lessons from your losses.
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, NCC
There is a pressing need for open hearts and open minds in the field of mental health and I truly aspire to have both! My goal is to assist people who may be unsure of what they are experiencing or feel nervous about pursuing help. I believe that together we can reach those personal goals. My true calling is to help people to heal while becoming advocates for themselves, their families, and society as a whole.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
The place you are in now, doesn’t have to be where you dwell forever. I have a passion for helping others learn to love and believe in themselves. You are important and valued and I would be honored to be a part of your journey to healing and self- discovery. I am a military spouse and Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over a decade of experience in working with individuals using a strengths- based, holistic approach through the use of empathy, and unconditional, positive regard. I truly believe the therapeutic relationship is a key component in achieving your overall goals.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MDiv, CSOTP
I am comfortable and experienced at working with ages ranging from pre-teens to seniors as well as from a variety of cultures and beliefs. I integrate an eclectic, person-centered approach, am trained to use an anti-oppressive, social justice lens, and for those who desire it, faith-based. Many of my clients have trauma, mood, substance use, or personality disorders. I view therapy as a holistic process of renewal and excel at meeting people where they're at. Expect our sessions to have a feeling of natural conversation, with a dash of humor as we work to instill hope, develop solutions, and promote your healing. Let's do this!
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LPC
Working with us you'll get results. Because we believe you're best served by a clinician who's passionate about not only their work, but who they work with as well. That's why Lifebulb exists - our therapists truly enjoy their work, so you can receive the highest quality therapy services. We hire only highly trained and educated, licensed clinicians dedicated to the therapy process. We're confident we can help you achieve your therapy goals. And we're looking forward to hearing from you soon!
Resident in Counseling, MA
Currently accepting new clients. My name is Nicole and I am a Resident in Counseling. I strongly believe that every person is different and that is why it is important to ensure they get the personal treatment they need. Every client has a goal and it is important to me to ensure they reach their goal. With a background in education and a former military spouse I feel it is important to also help families work together.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW
Greetings sunshine! As a licensed therapist in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia, I long to be the support for the most vulnerable, the unheard, and for those who desire change. Despite one's race, economic status, education, and sexuality, we all will or have been presented with situations that appeared to be insurmountable. Once the problem has been identified, we will work to develop attainable goals that change one's personal perspective and provide hope for the future.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW, MA Psyc, LGSW
Does Anxiety, Fear, Depression or past trauma history consume you? Serenity, Courage and Wisdom Counseling seeks to understand each person and their needs first. Together we virtually collaborate with each client to find a treatment approach that is centered around meeting small milestones that towards a goal. Our clients enjoy the flexibility that we provide, because "Therapy is where you are" and there is no need to travel to us. Telehealth allows us to connect with individuals from their comfort spaces, while still providing excellent service.
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Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.
Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.